DOWNLOAD THIS IMAGE TO PRACTICE MAKING CUTOUTS
DOWNLOAD THIS PLAIN BACKGROUND FOR PASTING YOUR CUTOUT

DOWNLOAD THIS WELCOME BACK PHOTO#1

PHOTOSHOP SKILLS DEMONSTRATION
HERE ARE A FEW PHOTOSHOP SKILLS YOU CAN REALLY USE
THE FOLLOWING VIDEOS OFFER BRIEF TUTORIALS ABOUT HOW TO...
• ADJUST THE TONAL VALUES IN YOUR IMAGES (TO MAKE THEM BRIGHTER OR DARKER).
•USE THE CROP TOOL TO IMPROVE IMAGE COMPOSITIONS.
•USE THE MAGIC WAND, QUICK SELECT AND ERASER TOOLS FOR CUTOUTS.


PART 1
USING LEVELS TO ADJUST IMAGE TONALITY



PART 2
HOW TO USE THE CROP TOOL TO IMPROVE YOUR IMAGE COMPOSITIONS


PART 3
USING THE "MAGIC WAND" & "QUICK SELECT" TOOLS TO SELECT SPECIFIC AREAS OF AN IMAGE



PART 4
USING THE "ERASER" TOOL TO CLEAN UP AREAS AROUND THE AREAS OF YOUR CUTOUTS



PART 5
USING THE QUICK SELECT TOOL FOR CUTOUTS
Using the plain background and photograph example files at the top of this page,
this very brief video demonstrates how to use the quick select tool for cutouts...

QUICK SELECT PHOTOSHOP EXERCISE
After viewing the Photoshop tutorials above, create a cutout using one of your images (or use the practice images downloads at the top of this page) and paste it onto a blank photoshop background. Combine "before and after" images onto one background, and submit your "Quick Selection" exercise in the correct Google Classroom folder.
YOur submission should look like the slide below... save your image as: p#yourlastname_quick